Regent Select Hotel targets corporate market, aims to be green

Regent Hotel(1)Regent Select Hotel said it is targeting a business traveler who wants to conduct business and sleep in a safe and quite environment. The new hotel that started operating on August 17, 2014, has pledged to supply quality rooms to the hospitality market in a bid to help address shortage in the city and countrywide.

The 30 roomed hotel located at Gaborone’s Extension 10 also revealed it embraces green technology as it wants to take good care of the environment.

General Manager of Regent Select, Jimmy Borchard says their comparative advantage is that the facility gives a business person peace of mind, access to Wi-Fi and no interference from non- guests who come to the hotel to drink and go away.
“We are looking at the corporate market,” he said during a recent media tour. There have been concerns in the market that there are not many rooms in the city with the issues also raised by those in the diamond industry following the relocation of De Beers’ activities from London to Gaborone.

Borchard describes Regent as a ‘private hotel’ and caters only for the in-house guest, meaning that no one can come from outside and use the bar facilities or the swimming pool. The rooms are labeled executive rooms.

According to Regent brochure, the hotel boasts of great location suitable for the business traveler and for any family on vacation seeking a home away from home. “We have exceptionally sized rooms with luxury coffee makers, microwave and mini fridge in every room”. The in-room entertainment includes LED TV’s with 24 Dstv channels and Wi-Fi in every room.

“The balcony is set up for anyone who would like to have a smoke in the sun or just to catch a bit of fresh air. The pool area is capable to cater for a small cocktail outing for guest use”.

Marketing and Public Relations Manager of Regent Select, Lyllian Abrahamsson says the hotel has been designed to take environment in mind, which is why some of the features embrace green technology.

“We aim to be green. When you put in the key, the lights go on and when you take it off, the lights go off,” she explains.

The hotel also use recycled water for watering the garden as part of green initiatives.

The hotel’s conference facility accommodates up to 20 guests. The hotel said it is proud to be playing its part in going green initiative with the rest of the world in ensuring a better and healthier way of life.

“We recycle our water coming from the rooms to irrigate the plants in and around the hotel. Our products used in the showers are all organic to further better this cause”. Regent is citizen owned and employs 20 people. (The prices of accommodation can be availed at:

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